Clinical principles and drugs in the aging.
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Clinical principles and drugs in the aging.

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English


  • Pharmacology.,
  • Geriatrics.

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Edition Notes

SeriesAmerican lecture series, publication no 534. A monograph in the Bannerstone Division of American lectures in geriatrics and gerontology, American lecture series -- publication no. 534., Monograph in the Bannerstone division of American lectures in geriatrics and gerontology
LC ClassificationsRC953.7 .F7, RC953.7 .F7
The Physical Object
Pagination485 p.
Number of Pages485
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14104398M

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